Google+

Here I “Grow” Again! & Nominations…

6

July 13, 2014 by Terry

 

DSCN0257I have been blogging now since last November and I have to say, just when I figure one thing out something new pops up.  To be honest…I am anything but techy!!!  It takes me a while to figure things out sometimes and GOOGLE isn’t always my friend.  Ha!

Today I woke up to find that I have been nominated for 2 blog awards!!! Ahhhh!!!! Excitement and panic hit me both at the same time!  In my head I’m thinking “What ??? I’m only a tiny blog with 84 followers!”  Then I started thinking…”How do I know if I won?…What do I do now?…I don’t know how some things in Blog Land work…what if I don’t respond right and offend someone?…What if I don’t quite “GET IT”????????…..”  (Yes…my punctuation is very poor…sorry!)

THEN….After thanking the person who nominated me…I replied to her in a bit of a panic with the same questions I expressed above.  She sweetly replied with this…

Being nominated means you’ve already won. Weird, I know. Just do the same thing I did – all the instructions (up to my answers to their questions.) Then answer MY questions to you, don’t answer theirs.
I was the same as you with my first. You can answer when you post next or whenever you figure it out. No committee is waiting, big deep breath now. And breathe out. If you google the awards you’ll see they are for encouragement to each other, not to freak you out, lol.

THANK YOU Found This Painted That!!!! First for the nomination and for rescuing me from my little panic…I tend to make things more complicated than they need to be sometimes!

Here are the awards…So Flattered and tickled to be considered award worthy…Thank you again!

versatileblogger111sunshine-award11So…These are the rules as were presented to me…

1.  Thank the person who nominated you.

Done!  Found This Painted That is certainly the most creative person I have ever known…she always has something fantastic on the go and I love her personality…We have a lot in common and if we lived in the same country I could see myself hanging out with her. (even though I don’t know her name!)

2.  Place the award badges on your blog page.

So happy to!!!!

3.  Answer the 10 questions posed to me.

See below for answers!

4.  Pay it forward and nominate 10 other blogs.

I love so many!  Who to choose…..!

These are the questions posed to me:

1. & 2. If you could have anyone decorate a room in your house, who would it be and which room?

Hands down Sarah Richardson!!! I looooove her style!  I would have her do my kitchen…I looooooove her kitchens!!!!!!!!!!!  Did I mention I Loooove her???

3. If you were stranded on a desert island what three things would you want to have with you? ( And don’t say a boat)

I know I should say my husband or family but… I’m going to have to say snacks, Restoration Hardware Magazines and tools so I can make the things I see in the magazines!  Ha!

4. Disco or Ballroom?

Ballroom!  Who doesn’t want to get dressed up in a beautiful gown and be held close by their honey?

5. What’s the furthest distance you’ve travelled?

I went to Germany when I was 16 to go to school there for a year…I absolutely loved it there!

6. Where do you stand in the family? (First born, middle etc.)

I am the baby of my family.  I have one sister…I always said that I was mentally older but physically younger!  :o)

7. Is there anyone you would change places with?

No…I love who God has made me to be and where he has placed me in life! :o)

8. Best summer book?

I love to read but rarely get the chance to do so uninterrupted…I enjoy  inspirational books and like anything by Max Lucado.

9. What do you put on your french fries?

Ranch dressing or sour cream! Mmmmmmmmm!

10. Is Paris always a good idea?

Ummmmm…..Maybe …..if you can speak French…I can’t so I don’t know how much I would miss out on going there.  I know it is super romantic and beautiful though, maybe someday when I get spare time I will learn the language?

MY NOMINEES…

Making A House Our Home

We Bought A French House

West Furniture Revival

Lake Girl Paints

Primitive & Proper

Infarrantly Creative

Twigg Studios

Too Much Time On My Hands

The Shabby Nest

A Delightsome life

My Questions to you…

1.  When did you discover your love for decorating/crafting?

2.  What inspires you?

3.  Favorite thing you have made / decorated since you started blogging and why.

4.  If you had to choose one of these which would it be and why:

Milk Paint

Chalk Paint

Latex Paint

Spray Paint

5.  Favorite wine….mmmmm!

6.  What makes you a successful blogger?  Any tips?

7.  Favorite place to holiday

8.What does your typical day look like?

9.  Favorite footwear…

10.  Favorite snacks…share recipes if you have :0)!

Thank you again for these awards!

Smiles :0)

Terry

 

 

Advertisements

6 thoughts on “Here I “Grow” Again! & Nominations…

  1. Excellent work grasshopper! ;)

    Like

  2. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR NOMINATING ME, I HAVE TO GET BUSY ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS, IT’S AN HONOR!

    Like

  3. Ah, Terry – Thank you so much!
    Now if I just have time to set my paintbrush down and answer the questions – ha!
    Much appreciation,
    Deb

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

Follow on Instagram

The other day I let my daughter drive us home after being away. I was absolutely exhausted from life in general. This was the view from my passenger window... a beautiful reminder to slow down and listen to God’s whispers... He’s got this. #listentothewhispers #godsgotthis #bestillandknow #thatstillsmallvoice #heismystrength
So proud of these girls! Congratulations Haileybear and Brittany! #sweetsuccess #allgrownup #newchapter #bestfriends #graduation #thecuratorscollection #soproudofyou
And just like that it is done! What it beautiful day we had celebrating our baby girl! #graduation #beautifulday #notredamehighschool #growinguptoofast #loveher
cap and gown 🎓 ceremony done... now onto the good stuff!!! THE DRESS! 🙌🏻👏🏻🎓 .... can’t wait to see my beautiful girl in her dress! 💝 #graduation #babygirl #allgrownup #soproud #beautiful #loveher
... and she doesn’t think she’s pretty! ??? So proud of this girl! Baby number two is graduating from high school this coming Saturday… Where has the time gone? She has definitely been our “wild card” from the very beginning! So full of energy and always ready to help wherever it is needed. She is ambitious and fun and has an amazing heart! We know she will be successful in anything she does. What a gift she has been to our family! #proud #beautiful #strong #loveofmylife #blessed #loved #congratulations #graduation #bestfriendsforever #modelmaterial
Happy Monday friends! I know I haven’t posted anything for quite some time but as I sit here this evening I feel it’s time to share a bit more of what has been happening for the last few months. Most of you don’t know this but for the last 11 months I have been slowly learning the technical side of my family’s business. For the past 43 years my parents have invested their blood sweat and tears making our family business such a huge success. (@globefootwearltd ) I am privileged and honoured to be able to carry that on for them. 11 months ago I took a leap of faith and left everything I was comfortable with to come and carry on our family heritage. Our children were brave enough to leave their friends and their school in order to support their mom in keeping the family heritage alive. Today I am proud to say that while I still have much to learn, I am happy that we took that leap. It truly is an amazing journey and a hard (at times challenging) one at that… But with God’s grace and strength we will carry through for continued success! God is good! I’m still loving furniture makeovers and when I can, I still enjoy DIY and sharing what I make… But for now… I have to take a step back from that part of my life and focus on what is before me. I hope you will stay, and follow along in my journey. We have a new home where we are and are wanting to put our style mark on it… I know there are a few stencilling projects in our future ;-) I will share more with you soon. You can follow along on my business journey too at @globefootwearltd ❤️😊 #newlife #newfriends #newbusiness #newadventures #shoestore #familybusiness #heritage #myheritage #godisgood #strengh #godsgrace #globefootwearltd

You May Also Like:

I’ve been featured on these amazing websites:

Revival Monday

Feathered Nest Friday

Orphans With Makeup

Painted and repurposed vintage and antique furniture. DIY . Home decor.

Redo It Yourself Inspirations

... Making Broken Beautiful

She Holds Dearly

Just another WordPress.com site

Found This Painted That

Decorating Solutions for the Dollar Challenged

painted by kayla payne

Interiors•Cabinetry•Furniture

Canary Street Crafts

Furniture Makeovers, Crafts & Home Decor

The Wood Spa by Pat Rios

Furniture Refinishing - Herndon, VA

H20Bungalow

Small Home...Big Style

q is for quandie

from a vintage vantagepoint.

The Interior Frugalista

... Making Broken Beautiful

Orphans With Makeup

Painted Furniture, vintage goods, DIY

French Country Home Decor, Party Decor Ideas, Painting Tips

Casual elegant home decor for the collected moments in your life.

atomichostess.wordpress.com/

Dont save it for a special occassion; use your best vintage daily.

Saw Nail and Paint

Lovingly refinished furniture, vintage and thrifted home decor, urban farming and city chickens

Katherines Corner

Popular over 50 DIY blogger, lifestyle, inspiration, giveaways, faith, midlife stories, recipes, product influencer ,home décor, bridal shop

Freddy & Petunia

heirloom-quality CABINETS for CHILDREN -and- many other rePURPOSED PROJECTS built in the PAGE 10 Studio!

Miss Mustard Seeds Milk Paint

Currently Available in 18 Gorgeous Colors

FOUND THIS, PAINTED THAT.

Decorating solutions for the dollar challenged.

August Blues Slipcover Studio

Slipcovers, diy, and other musings

PicMonkey Blog

Tutorials, Tips and News from Your Favorite Photo Editor

Trois Petites Filles

... Making Broken Beautiful

RoadKill Rescue

Trash to Treasure projects

ROWE SPURLING PAINT COMPANY

DIY & DESIGN FROM BERMUDA'S OLDEST PAINT STORE

FRENCH COUNTRY COTTAGE

... Making Broken Beautiful

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

anderson + grant

... Making Broken Beautiful

DIY Show Off ™ - DIY Decorating and Home Improvement Blog

Budget Friendly Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement and Decorating blog

PinkWhen

Crafting Cooking Creating

West Furniture Revival

... Making Broken Beautiful

Velvet & Linen

... Making Broken Beautiful

StoneGable

American Farmhouse Living

Dreamy Whites

... Making Broken Beautiful

bystephanielynn

... Making Broken Beautiful

Miss Mustard Seed

Move Mountains In Your Home

%d bloggers like this: